The A to Z of language learning

January 19, 2014 at 3:16 pm

A is for… accent

The key to sounding good in a foreign language, a good accent comes with time and practice. Some people seem to have a natural aptitude for copying accents, while others will always sound “foreign”. There is … Read more

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Aber doch! Some confusing German words

August 7, 2013 at 9:08 am

Munich

When you are learning a language, some words translate neatly back into your first language and others do not. If you are an English speaker learning German, the particles may prove particularly challenging. But your perseverance will pay off: understanding … Read more

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Five common mistakes when learning a language

July 22, 2013 at 7:18 am

If you are learning a language, or planning to learn a language, get ready for a challenging, sometimes frustrating but consistently rewarding experience. Different learning techniques work for different people, and it can sometimes be beneficial to mix and match … Read more

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